Tag Archives: ship shape

Should I Take Deposits?

Here at Charter Fishing Business, we're frequently asked whether a charter captain should take deposits when booking trips. I recommend that you take a Deposit whenever possible but you should also remain flexible and "g... Read more

Fishing is Slow. Now What?

It happens to EVERY Charter Captain: The fishing is slow - very slow - and your clients are awkwardly silent. What do you do?Set Expectations at the DockBefore you even leave the dock - even when you speak to you... Read more

Keep Your Boat Spotless

We get it. You're a Charter Captain and your boat is a "working" boat. It's going to get dirty. Why bother keeping it spotless, right?The Condition of Your boat Speaks Volumes About YOUWhen your client meets you ... Read more